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Exposure to Excellence Promotes Excellence
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School of Champions
Preparing students for college, career, and life
96.6% JHS Graduation Rate
System Teacher of the Year

Welcome to Jefferson Academy!

Dear Jefferson Academy Families,

I am Jessica Ferguson, and I am honored to be your child's principal. I am excited to welcome you to Jefferson Academy for the 2024-25 school year. Being a part of your child's educational journey is a privilege and responsibility that I do not take lightly. At JA, we are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment to give every student a chance at success.

The community of Jefferson has a long history of supporting our schools in ways that contribute to the success of our students. The community is what makes Jefferson City Schools a system that is set apart. With your continued support, we will continue to see students excelling in academics and extracurriculars. Our mission – To Graduate Fully Functioning Adults – requires the support of all stakeholders. As parents and families, you can support your child's education by emphasizing the importance of attendance and partnering with teachers.

I am excited about the opportunities that await your child in the upcoming school year as we partner together. I am thankful to work alongside an excellent staff and fortunate to serve a building full of excellent students. Should you have any questions or concerns at any time, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jessica Ferguson

Principal, Jefferson Academy


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